Kentucky senior swimmer Riley Gaines joined The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show Monday, simply 10 days after ending in a tie with Penn transgender swimmer Lia Thomas on the NCAA swimming nationwide championship within the 200-yard freestyle.
Gaines mentioned the dynamic of competing in opposition to a transgender athlete and mentioned that Thomas, regardless of being a organic male, was allowed to decorate within the ladies’s locker room.
“The meet final week was an all-female meet and so there wasn’t even a male locker room as a result of there simply are, you recognize, no males on deck, and so going into the meet we have been all curious what the scenario can be, and so we have been simply advised that we might all use that locker room which is, you recognize, not a norm sharing locker rooms like that,” Gaines mentioned. “And so it was a bit surprising that, you recognize, that was allowed.
“That’s an entire totally different situation inside itself. And so I’ll see we have been all extraordinarily shocked and, you recognize, uncomfortable with that as a result of there are women who that’s not one thing they’d conform to doing, you recognize, to consent to.”
Travis reacted additional to Gaines’ remarks on OutKick The Show Monday and mentioned that that is an instance of how the other way up the world is.
“The Penn transgender swimmer [Thomas] nonetheless has male genitalia and used the ladies’s locker room for the NCAA championships,” Travis mentioned. “Let me reiterate that, used the ladies’s locker room. We’re so the other way up on this planet proper now, that we have now received organic males who resolve to say that they’re ladies, regardless that they nonetheless have male genitalia and they’re allowed to make use of the locker room of the ladies?
“This makes zero sense… What’s the NCAA doing?”
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